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Mometasone is the generic version of Asmanex Twisthaler, an inhaled medication used to treat asthma. It belongs to a class of medications called corticosteroids, which help open air passages in the lungs and reduce inflammation. This can help prevent asthma symptoms like shortness of breath, chest tightness or coughing.
Please note: At this time, this medication is only prescribed as a refill at Dr. B.
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About Mometasone (Generic Asmanex Twisthaler)
How does it work?
Mometasone is a steroid that works by reducing inflammation (swelling) in the airways. This makes it easier to breathe and can help to prevent asthma attacks.
What does it treat?
This medication helps prevent asthma symptoms like coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath and chest tightness. It’s not a rescue inhaler, so do not use it during an asthma attack.
What forms does it come in?
When used for asthma, this medication comes as an inhaler. It can also be used as a cream, ointment or nasal spray for other conditions like asthma or eczema.
Mometasone vs. Asmanex Twisthaler
Asmanex Twisthaler is the brand version of Mometasone. Brand and generic medicines work exactly the same way, but generic medications may be less expensive depending on your insurance.
How much will it cost?
Dr. B offers online consultations for $15—which is less than most copays. If an asthma prescription is appropriate, your out-of-pocket medication cost will depend on your insurance and where you decide to get your prescription filled. With a drug discount card, prices for Asmanex Twisthaler 220 mcg/Actuation(14 Doses) (Breath Activated Inhaler) start at $84.44.
* Prices shown with drug discount card applied. Price may differ depending on location.
Asmanex Twisthaler 220 mcg/Actuation(14 Doses) (Breath Activated Inhaler)*
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Mometasone (Generic Asmanex Twisthaler) prescription FAQ
What are the benefits of using Mometasone (Generic Asmanex Twisthaler)?
- Reduces inflammation
- Opens airways over time
- Makes it easier to breathe over time
- Prevents asthma attacks
- Relieves asthma symptoms
Who should not use this medication?
- People with an allergy to Mometasone
- People who are having an asthma attack (use a rescue inhaler instead)
People who have certain medical conditions may need to take extra care while using this medicine. Tell your healthcare provider your full medical history and if you take any other medications. Also, your licensed provider needs to know if you have an eye condition like glaucoma or cataract, if you have osteoporosis or are at risk for low bone density as this medication can contribute to bone loss over time.
How do I use this medication?
Ask your medical provider how to use this medicine correctly. After using your inhaler, rinse your mouth out with water. This helps prevent a mouth infection called thrush.
What happens if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, just skip it. Continue with your regular dosing schedule. Don’t take an extra dose to catch up.
What happens if I use too much?
If you’ve taken too much of your asthma medicine, call your health provider or local poison control center (800-222-1222) immediately.
Can I get Mometasone (Generic Asmanex Twisthaler) online?
Yes! All you need to do is complete Dr. B online health questionnaire. A licensed medical provider will review your medical history and, if appropriate, send an online prescription to your pharmacy.
Medical information reviewed by Dr. Cascya Charlot
Cascya Charlot, MD is the current medical director of Allergy & Asthma Care of Brooklyn, with a focus on pediatric allergy and asthma initiatives. She is also the head of the pediatric allergy and immunology department at NYP Methodist Hospital. A Magna Cum Laude graduate from New York University, Dr. Charlot continued her education at Harvard Medical School, where she went on to complete her residency in internal medicine at NYU Downtown Hospital.
Some people experience mild side effects while using this medication. The most common side effects include:
- Runny nose
- Sore throat
- Upper respiratory infections
- White plaques in the throat or mouth (thrush)
- Upset stomach
If your asthma gets worse or if you experience severe side effects like nose damage or sores, pneumonia or eye problems (blurred vision or cloudy lens)—or other new and worrying symptoms—contact your health provider or pharmacist immediately.